Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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Healthier Somerset: Culture of health in Bound Brook, South Bound Brook

As a response to the survey, the grant leadership team — American Lung Association of New Jersey; Family and Community Health Sciences of Rutgers Cooperative Extension; Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission; Middle Earth; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville — has begun a new transportation initiative. The transportation action team is working with Walter […]

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New Jersey not on target to reach greenhouse gas goal by 2050

But it stops short of making specific recommendations while examining a range of policies that other states are trying in an effort to reduce their carbon footprints, as well as many strategies frequently debated among New Jersey policymakers. “The good news in New Jersey is that there’s a lot of existing authority and programs to […]

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Solutions: Experts confirm the need for climate action

On Jan. 28 evening the D&R Greenway Land Trust and The Green Hour radio team hosted a panel discussion at the Greenway’s upstairs auditoriumon exploring the outcomes of the 21st Climate Change Conference in Paris.This was the first of three such presentations focused on different aspects of: “Framing the Future. Seeking Solutions to Environmental Challenges. […]

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